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May 7, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Firefighters work together to use a hose to extinguish a fire Monday afternoon at a house on 194th Avenue in Roseland.
Fire destroys Roseland home
May 7, 2018 - 11:07pm
November 10, 2017
Submitted / Tribune
John Schlegel, of Blomkest, passed away last week from a possible opioid overdose. He served in the United States Army, a member of the 1-24 Infantry Battalion. While serving in Alaska he injured himself playing hockey. The resulting nerve pain lead him to pain medication and a battle with addiction.
Nov. 10, 2017 story: Opioid addiction devastates Blomkest vet's family, who are now hoping to help others
November 10, 2017 - 10:46pm
October 18, 2017
Highway 7/71 roundabout near Blomkest is done
October 18, 2017 - 4:49am
September 11, 2017
A fire that was discovered around 3 a.m. destroyed the Food Garage in downtown Lake Lillian this morning. Firefighters from nine area departments battled the blaze. Firefighters remain on the scene.
Fire destroys Food Garage in downtown Lake Lillian
September 11, 2017 - 9:49am
August 14, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Shrimp in a net at Simply Shrimp near button
Simply Shrimp: Blomkest farmer raises saltwater shrimp in former dairy calving barn
August 14, 2017 - 8:54pm
July 1, 2017
Map courtesy of MnDOT

Work to resurface state Highway 7 from Clara City to a point 16.4 miles east near Blomkest begins Wednesday, when the detour shown above goes into effect.
Hwy. 7 detour expands starting Wednesday
July 1, 2017 - 9:38am
May 22, 2017
Local women named Princess Kay finalists
May 22, 2017 - 12:46pm
Hundreds of cows escape barn fire northwest of Blomkest
March 22, 2017 - 6:24pm
Blomkest teen charged after Willmar high-speed chase
February 22, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 24, 2016
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
October 24, 2016 - 7:41pm
October 17, 2016
Predatory offender moving to Blomkest; community meeting scheduled
October 17, 2016 - 6:40pm
October 9, 2016
Highway 71 to reopen Monday from Blomkest to Olivia
October 9, 2016 - 7:08pm
September 29, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune  

The West Central Antique Power Collectors purchased this Tech storage building to house a Sno Go snowblower. The snowblower will be returned to Kandiyohi County now that the group is losing its site along Minnesota Highway 7.
Antique power group losing its home
September 29, 2016 - 11:50pm
May 19, 2016
Records published May 19
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
April 25, 2016
Leonard K. Kester
Blomkest man faces 60 days jail for animal mistreatment
April 25, 2016 - 9:24pm